International Arrivals to the U.S. - Historical Visitation 1987-1998
 
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INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS TO U.S. BY COUNTRY OF RESIDENCY (1992-1998)

Country

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

Albania

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,326

1,786

2,017

Algeria

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,365

3,140

2,928

Andorra

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,317

1,186

1,185

Angola

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,423

1,980

2,398

Anguilla

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,757

4,167

4,542

Antigua & Barbuda

25,721

26,084

23,600

21,597

21,981

23,610

24,033

Argentina

342,008

387,116

388,291

381,904

412,581

503,393

523,909

Armenia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,362

3,476

4,494

Aruba1

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

23,938

22,627

n/a

Australia

486,851

448,507

406,996

423,631

463,177

500,615

460,705

Austria

150,663

164,095

148,135

173,388

190,422

187,942

185,799

Azerbaijan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

930

1,095

1,292

Bahamas

286,846

309,488

278,392

281,239

316,687

319,240

251,929

Bahrain

4,581

5,477

5,393

5,891

5,843

5,863

6,403

Bangladesh

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

10,891

9,464

10,445

Barbados

46,777

53,804

49,569

48,549

49,970

58,829

59,338

Belgium

171,146

185,836

192,277

206,134

236,899

241,366

230,190

Belize

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

21,529

23,106

24,058

Bermuda

7,430

6,846

6,531

6,634

6,813

7,307

7,847

Bolivia

25,303

23,864

24,420

22,158

25,318

28,376

32,274

Bosnia and Hezegovina

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

891

1,488

2,021

Botswana

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,555

1,652

2,081

Brazil

475,266

555,102

652,412

838,365

848,453

940,698

909,477

British Virgin Islands

15,820

16,347

15,092

15,014

21,467

23,045

24,949

Brunei

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,903

2,014

1,509

Bulgaria

n/a

7,687

7,027

7,153

8,301

8,754

11,118

Byelarus

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,143

3,481

3,715

Cameroon

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,382

1,586

1,968

Cape Verde

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,366

2,479

2,933

Cayman Islands

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

47,290

46,427

50,310

Canada

18,598,461

17,293,000

14,973,949

14,663,000

15,300,700

15,127,000

13,421,832

Canada Air Only

3,807,000

3,857,000

3,710,000

3,802,000

4,497,000

4,638,000

4,594,916

Chile

104,550

120,901

123,334

152,018

157,736

179,075

179,133

China (PRC) / Hong Kong2

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

441,044

431,738

421,950

China (PRC)3

124,000

177,663

157,887

166,520

198,759

209,609

208,930

Hong Kong

191,237

192,691

193,720

220,129

242,285

222,129

213,020

Colombia

188,808

212,688

225,555

233,012

249,851

317,736

367,968

Congo

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,160

1,442

1,388

Costa Rica

102,491

119,966

116,936

118,119

122,939

131,240

156,405

Croatia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

8,674

9,541

10,258

Cuba

22,338

25,384

14,978

8,224

4,388

4,788

6,717

Cyprus

6,640

7,119

6,633

8,675

10,103

10,608

11,069

Czech Republic

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

29,237

37,010

41,746

Czechoslovakia

24,100

23,144

34,981

50,601

14,115

13,281

12,657

Denmark

100,353

103,665

101,062

108,003

137,307

144,605

138,689

Dominica

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

14,825

14,826

15,054

Dominican Republic

171,161

188,683

191,573

175,878

176,239

190,522

195,287

Ecuador

87,035

89,554

96,663

97,770

99,863

126,077

145,477

Egypt

21,478

23,565

23,130

25,272

28,301

35,275

38,832

El Salvador

71,499

85,140

80,382

82,085

85,230

93,087

135,808

Estonia

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

4,000

4,904

5,230

Ethiopia

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

3,631

3,567

4,432

Fiji

5,403

4,824

5,068

5,370

5,375

5,529

6,402

Finland

83,716

69,116

62,754

70,291

78,841

82,190

85,247

France

795,444

844,644

823,192

921,630

987,126

978,327

1,013,222

French Polynesia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,760

3,016

3,748

Gabon

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,229

1,274

1,463

Gambia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,645

1,234

1,450

Georgia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,269

3,034

4,571

Germany

1,691,663

1,826,757

1,622,835

1,847,973

1,996,824

1,994,296

1,901,938

Ghana

n/a

4,284

4,625

6,276

7,082

9,161

10,616

Greece

55,311

56,633

55,441

55,981

58,754

62,162

58,975

Grenada

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

7,073

7,655

8,970

Guadeloupe

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12,299

11,077

11,842

Guatemala

123,358

141,424

134,684

131,105

131,360

134,545

163,468

Guinea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,108

3,504

4,106

Guyana

9,175

9,064

10,870

13,515

15,124

16,775

17,902

Haiti

42,243

37,876

31,613

53,711

49,368

52,190

61,094

Honduras

64,024

61,583

50,280

50,719

53,038

61,866

78,896

Hong Kong

191,237

192,691

193,720

220,129

242,285

222,129

213,020

Hungary

24,475

32,705

33,944

37,731

44,277

50,080

48,602

Iceland

16,221

18,150

16,746

16,836

21,433

24,306

27,126

India

105,790

102,339

103,930

123,499

143,058

173,327

210,975

Indonesia

47,746

53,245

53,922

67,875

78,867

86,959

45,791

Iran

12,577

12,101

10,870

9,885

7,896

7,231

8,293

Iraq

609

n/a

n/a

n/a

274

246

241

Ireland

118,229

122,435

150,956

149,430

205,231

217,278

232,391

Israel

160,051

186,409

189,139

216,419

231,347

260,052

269,752

Italy

589,837

555,785

526,537

524,892

525,246

580,261

610,796

Ivory Coast

5,149

5,468

5,880

6,600

6,346

5,855

6,194

Jamaica

148,270

181,290

179,719

196,175

201,690

213,910

217,730

Japan

3,652,828

3,542,546

3,804,551

4,598,354

5,182,555

5,367,578

4,885,369

Jordan

12,165

12,428

11,386

11,526

13,423

12,471

13,939

Kampuchea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,926

2,011

554

Kazakhstan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,374

2,690

3,215

Kenya

7,394

6,998

8,120

9,652

10,648

11,977

13,340

Korea, South

341,311

408,213

498,259

592,327

749,474

746,550

364,061

Kuwait

16,656

20,502

18,140

20,936

21,395

24,963

24,479

Latvia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

4,501

5,137

5,411

Lebanon

10,267

10,242

9,662

9,314

9,976

11,824

13,448

Liberia

1,435

n/a

n/a

n/a

992

1,604

2,334

Liechtenstein

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,869

2,022

2,152

Lithuania

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

6,200

6,052

4,969

Luxembourg

13,738

15,796

15,245

18,077

19,192

20,797

19,706

Macao

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

4,627

5,037

4,606

Macedonia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,187

2,797

2,989

Malawi

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

825

1,006

1,110

Malaysia

47,362

49,976

54,640

67,395

80,066

79,836

48,974

Mali

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,217

1,738

2,020

Malta

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

6,382

7,498

7,766

Martinique

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

12,437

11,527

14,843

Mauritius

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,321

1,651

1,787

Mexico

10,872,230

9,824,080

11,321,000

8,016,000

8,530,000

8,433,000

9,276,000

Mexico (Air Only)

1,343,782

1,382,452

1,430,872

889,404

1,091,812

1,303,786

1,420,832

Monaco

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

5,091

5,214

5,387

Montserrat

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,811

1,462

1,078

Morocco

8,607

9,717

10,183

11,236

12,174

14,630

17,669

Nepal

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,298

4,197

4,980

Netherlands Antilles

49,129

52,804

48,125

37,592

36,560

36,353

56,104

Netherlands

342,034

378,904

370,803

408,153

440,243

473,420

490,198

New Caledonia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,797

1,589

3,666

New Zealand

139,515

133,746

119,412

141,633

148,588

161,476

157,338

Nicaragua

36,662

43,216

39,420

34,920

33,636

38,071

43,458

Nigeria

19,001

19,262

16,082

15,700

19,256

24,414

28,010

Norway

103,863

106,437

101,094

103,096

124,078

140,446

142,583

Oman

2,784

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,384

3,834

4,356

Pakistan

31,526

29,904

31,227

35,176

30,750

34,785

40,035

Panama

66,068

73,647

71,489

71,344

75,852

81,968

94,638

Papua New Guinea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,743

1,666

1,630

Paraguay

12,004

13,779

14,653

18,851

18,772

20,198

19,065

Peru

114,776

128,216

118,388

126,775

129,763

145,019

155,464

Philippines

117,031

115,492

106,082

109,583

122,756

132,285

117,116

Poland

45,831

42,295

43,372

48,452

61,191

72,756

87,063

Portugal

45,378

49,247

45,963

49,649

56,847

62,877

67,132

Qatar

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

4,199

5,208

5,437

Romania

10,267

10,335

12,508

13,307

18,199

20,630

24,636

Russia

n/a

64,726

80,166

94,093

112,046

120,681

115,506

Saudi Arabia

60,966

66,679

63,994

64,833

56,792

67,962

68,288

Senegal

4,355

4,760

4,855

4,876

5,306

5,831

6,749

Sierra Leone

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,396

1,232

540

Singapore

64,953

71,628

79,498

102,755

114,713

127,109

102,240

Slovakia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

14,760

13,877

12,592

Slovenia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,198

2,171

13,306

South Africa

58,161

75,094

77,691

84,434

94,576

103,567

110,049

Spain

343,922

309,695

274,597

302,083

324,822

328,024

326,339

Sri Lanka

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

5,525

6,105

7,044

St. Kitts-Nevis

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

10,154

10,097

10,147

St. Lucia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

13,486

14,500

15,366

St. Vincent-Grenadines

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

4,725

5,136

5,606

Sudan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

790

1,018

837

Suriname

10,498

5,196

4,850

7,117

6,849

6,508

6,557

Sweden

261,728

224,281

204,293

219,283

268,975

292,424

300,925

Switzerland

321,725

341,591

349,237

396,801

417,064

410,209

410,900

Syria

7,881

6,444

6,477

4,993

5,554

6,607

7,199

Taiwan

287,000

326,744

378,832

412,708

414,541

442,780

386,413

Tanzania

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,242

3,124

2,947

Thailand

62,339

68,779

75,101

91,220

102,679

91,664

59,167

Tonga

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,026

2,283

2,128

Trinidad & Tobago

81,415

86,804

80,480

82,397

83,923

96,458

103,807

Tunisia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,850

6,817

7,421

Turkey

35,241

40,745

33,563

44,769

52,680

68,254

78,219

Turks and Caicos Islands

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

11,762

12,955

14,119

Uganda

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,016

2,278

2,952

Ukraine

n/a

12,987

14,921

17,460

18,495

15,149

13,408

United Arab Emirates

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

26,692

29,265

35,506

United Kingdom

2,823,983

2,999,301

2,772,345

2,888,195

3,246,237

3,720,979

3,974,976

Uruguay

28,231

36,345

36,750

45,967

49,037

58,657

59,041

USSR (Former)4

90,763

n/a

n/a

n/a

892

545

350

Uzbekistan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,394

2,568

2,611

Venezuela

372,313

444,355

415,610

511,327

447,276

487,981

540,685

Vietnam

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

3,724

4,217

4,460

Western Samoa

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,437

1,224

727

Yemen

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

1,826

1,900

1,618

Yugoslavia

15,395

13,034

19,508

19,017

11,089

11,570

10,149

Zaire

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,537

1,083

247

Zambia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

2,190

2,295

2,558

Zimbabwe

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

4,889

5,556

6,650

INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS TO U.S. BY COUNTRY OF RESIDENCY (1987-1991)

Country

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

Albania

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Algeria

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Andorra

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Angola

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Anguilla

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Antigua & Barbuda

18,695

22,064

22,379

24,646

25,081

Argentina

147,902

121,030

132,432

184,657

280,504

Armenia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Aruba1

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Australia

278,196

336,541

406,392

465,505

470,595

Austria

85,225

102,653

95,760

106,885

121,000

Azerbaijan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Bahamas

296,011

306,839

335,014

324,255

302,324

Bahrain

3,595

3,864

4,208

4,210

3,906

Bangladesh

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Barbados

31,163

37,126

41,826

48,079

44,787

Belgium

98,803

114,427

115,439

138,134

149,099

Belize

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Bermuda

7,151

6,189

6,473

7,073

7,697

Bolivia

16,633

17,707

18,179

18,404

21,192

Bosnia and Hezegovina

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Botswana

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Brazil

238,073

298,738

333,849

398,484

459,384

British Virgin Islands

11,943

14,611

15,576

16,033

16,503

Brunei

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Bulgaria

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Byelarus

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cameroon

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cape Verde

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cayman Islands

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Canada

12,253,000

13,700,000

15,325,000

17,263,000

19,113,000

Canada Air Only

3,180,000

3,431,000

3,765,000

4,039,000

3,586,000

Chile

43,014

62,795

70,018

68,639

88,673

China (PRC) / Hong Kong2

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

China (PRC)3

n/a

23,000

82,000

66,000

76,000

Hong Kong

109,739

125,799

143,911

163,457

178,381

Colombia

148,223

146,751

152,319

154,998

160,755

Congo

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Costa Rica

56,167

57,317

68,409

80,113

84,937

Croatia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Cuba

1,789

2,286

26,069

36,871

42,379

Cyprus

4,953

6,043

6,042

6,108

6,170

Czech Republic

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Czechoslovakia

5,112

6,780

8,984

15,871

17,651

Denmark

96,440

100,482

107,062

96,796

95,399

Dominica

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Dominican Republic

104,315

129,272

157,011

174,752

162,322

Ecuador

62,589

55,681

64,215

71,592

79,989

Egypt

19,557

21,571

21,605

22,019

22,210

El Salvador

47,011

49,168

59,583

55,764

58,783

Estonia

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Ethiopia

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Fiji

4,495

4,409

5,038

4,549

4,767

Finland

51,746

73,968

92,992

103,411

93,151

France

544,435

618,506

653,685

716,036

770,230

French Polynesia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Gabon

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Gambia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Georgia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Germany

952,119

1,153,359

1,076,385

1,202,826

1,430,193

Ghana

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Greece

50,248

53,913

53,184

53,646

49,429

Grenada

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Guadeloupe

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Guatemala

86,462

98,982

114,591

110,722

121,807

Guinea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Guyana

12,910

11,662

9,938

8,736

9,426

Haiti

76,001

80,474

74,031

68,111

54,822

Honduras

55,580

58,061

64,987

68,529

60,635

Hong Kong

109,739

125,799

143,911

163,457

178,381

Hungary

14,175

17,927

18,924

19,702

20,311

Iceland

13,358

15,420

13,531

13,742

15,183

India

96,279

109,519

106,908

110,087

109,557

Indonesia

28,809

31,240

36,640

43,320

44,441

Iran

16,689

12,828

15,625

17,419

12,883

Iraq

1,180

1,504

2,712

4,745

309

Ireland

96,021

111,172

105,429

99,161

101,980

Israel

133,351

150,659

156,289

161,722

169,912

Italy

318,815

356,513

354,920

395,783

478,853

Ivory Coast

4,404

4,518

4,612

5,096

5,098

Jamaica

155,562

182,321

189,639

187,117

164,076

Japan

2,128,481

2,542,140

3,080,396

3,231,495

3,319,934

Jordan

13,091

15,184

17,209

16,831

13,265

Kampuchea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Kazakhstan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Kenya

6,425

7,077

7,151

7,271

6,588

Korea, South

72,040

92,433

149,323

211,260

278,182

Kuwait

19,272

21,322

19,843

15,894

10,455

Latvia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Lebanon

14,298

19,513

14,767

11,582

9,178

Liberia

5,138

4,779

5,159

4,156

2,672

Liechtenstein

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Lithuania

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Luxembourg

7,818

9,681

8,752

10,532

11,910

Macao

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Macedonia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Malawi

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Malaysia

34,858

39,020

40,472

42,563

42,752

Mali

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Malta

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Martinique

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Mauritius

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Mexico

5,047,220

7,730,090

7,040,940

7,040,660

7,406,290

Mexico (Air Only)

734,284

860,453

1,036,920

1,140,116

1,230,752

Monaco

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Montserrat

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Morocco

6,874

9,158

9,379

9,206

8,602

Nepal

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Netherlands Antilles

42,428

38,494

42,525

48,081

48,055

Netherlands

201,692

247,860

260,840

284,203

316,609

New Caledonia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

New Zealand

132,580

152,150

166,774

173,844

145,306

Nicaragua

15,832

17,052

11,053

21,867

37,384

Nigeria

26,161

26,808

22,449

19,444

22,268

Norway

86,279

107,091

105,147

103,960

93,691

Oman

2,182

1,995

2,047

2,186

2,329

Pakistan

26,770

32,924

31,364

38,302

33,151

Panama

56,939

55,654

49,286

58,975

63,444

Papua New Guinea

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Paraguay

6,636

7,187

6,998

8,563

9,840

Peru

74,332

74,754

99,064

114,696

115,156

Philippines

82,131

94,575

89,155

98,335

103,463

Poland

47,944

48,330

63,202

60,835

51,650

Portugal

27,245

32,489

35,468

34,857

36,206

Qatar

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Romania

4,902

5,741

4,776

13,904

12,664

Russia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Saudi Arabia

44,758

48,647

48,526

48,258

51,148

Senegal

4,433

4,069

3,540

4,072

4,226

Sierra Leone

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Singapore

40,807

45,117

48,567

53,565

57,309

Slovakia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Slovenia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

South Africa

36,542

38,234

36,555

38,505

40,924

Spain

129,555

176,775

201,947

242,670

291,646

Sri Lanka

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

St. Kitts-Nevis

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

St. Lucia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

St. Vincent-Grenadines

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Sudan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Suriname

16,461

17,129

10,315

13,807

13,855

Sweden

186,179

239,964

281,261

282,163

260,424

Switzerland

239,299

282,598

274,885

293,652

304,541

Syria

4,849

9,924

7,768

7,249

5,175

Taiwan

n/a

183,000

158,000

239,000

268,000

Tanzania

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Thailand

26,401

32,650

36,173

42,336

47,089

Tonga

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Trinidad & Tobago

84,695

94,862

99,213

94,513

85,814

Tunisia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Turkey

18,171

20,491

23,449

31,048

32,064

Turks and Caicos Islands

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Uganda

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Ukraine

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

United Arab Emirates

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

United Kingdom

1,362,479

1,827,831

2,221,871

2,243,792

2,495,354

Uruguay

14,251

15,780

17,192

20,487

25,417

USSR (Former)4

9,667

30,389

56,818

81,124

100,233

Uzbekistan

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Venezuela

153,479

208,505

219,345

264,397

310,735

Vietnam

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Western Samoa

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Yemen

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Yugoslavia

26,247

28,377

28,092

29,203

27,637

Zaire

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Zambia

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Zimbabwe

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS TO U.S. BY REGION OF RESIDENCY (1992-1998)

Region

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

North America5

29,470,691

27,117,000

26,294,949

22,679,000

23,830,700

23,572,000

22,697,832

Mexico

10,872,230

9,824,000

11,321,000

8,016,000

8,530,000

8,433,000

9,276,000

Canada

18,598,461

17,293,000

14,973,949

14,663,000

15,300,700

15,127,000

13,421,832

Overseas

17,791,029

18,661,817

18,457,946

20,638,966

22,658,166

24,194,476

23,697,587

Europe

8,261,869

8,630,460

8,118,587

8,792,732

9,727,300

10,389,518

10,674,528

Western Europe

8,054,871

8,397,055

7,864,892

8,492,347

9,377,079

10,007,032

10,274,211

Eastern Europe

206,998

233,405

253,695

300,385

350,221

382,486

400,317

South America

1,770,162

2,026,391

2,111,985

2,449,181

2,461,034

2,830,681

2,957,318

Central America

481,005

544,602

513,054

508,695

523,584

563,883

696,731

Caribbean

1,004,291

1,098,110

1,030,855

1,043,719

1,132,785

1,188,708

1,160,712

Asia

5,096,893

5,165,147

5,550,847

6,616,203

7,500,335

7,755,838

6,724,061

Middle East

372,547

418,703

403,277

454,177

479,694

551,571

587,210

Oceania

654,427

609,435

556,400

588,480

628,861

680,095

638,615

Africa

149,835

168,969

172,941

185,779

204,573

234,182

258,412

GRAND TOTAL

47,261,720

45,778,817

44,752,895

43,317,966

46,488,866

47,766,476

46,395,419

Percent Change

10.8%

-3.1%

-2.2%

-3.2%

7.3%

2.7%

-2.9%

INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS TO U.S. BY REGION OF RESIDENCY (1987-1991)

Region

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

North America5

17,300,220

21,430,090

22,365,940

24,303,660

26,519,290

Mexico

5,047,220

7,730,090

7,040,940

7,040,660

7,406,290

Canada

12,253,000

13,700,000

15,325,000

17,263,000

19,113,000

Overseas

10,534,445

12,512,212

13,998,703

15,059,010

16,154,520

Europe

4,663,576

5,771,663

6,251,036

6,658,796

7,360,080

Western Europe

4,580,427

5,660,696

6,094,746

6,460,065

7,151,361

Eastern Europe

83,149

110,967

156,290

198,731

208,719

South America

934,773

1,013,215

1,133,615

1,327,609

1,575,154

Central America

330,012

350,495

384,225

412,337

443,712

Caribbean

910,829

1,002,861

1,108,695

1,136,673

1,061,082

Asia

2,829,381

3,370,198

4,022,750

4,359,609

4,578,752

Middle East

309,039

348,637

356,046

365,150

356,612

Oceania

430,192

517,729

605,384

661,696

640,527

Africa

126,643

137,414

136,952

137,140

138,601

GRAND TOTAL

27,834,665

33,942,302

36,364,643

39,362,670

42,673,810

Percent Change

7.6%

21.9%

7.1%

8.2%

8.4%

Notes:

 

Only countries with >1000 arrivals in 1998 are shown on this chart.

1

Aruba arrival figures merged with Netherlands Antilles in 1998.

2

Arrivals are a combined total for People's Republic of China and Hong Kong.

3

Arrivals from People's Republic of China only.

4

In 1992, the arrivals were reported as former USSR. In 1993, arrivals from Russia and the Ukraine are broken out separately.

5

North America includes Canada and Mexico only.

n/a

Information not available.

Sources:

 

Tourism Industries, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

Publication Date:

May 1999